Human Rights Tribunal Rules that Miscarriage is a Disability

In a recent decision, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario (Tribunal) found that the Applicant, who had suffered a miscarriage, had a disability within the meaning of the Human Rights Code (Code). While this decision has garnered much attention in the media, its potential significance for employers going forward may not result from the particular…

New and Evolving Issues in Disability Accommodation

The accommodation of disabilities is one of the most challenging aspects facing human resources professionals and in-house counsel for both employers and service providers. Ever-evolving jurisprudence, along with recent developments in legislation, have also imposed additional challenges, new obligations and in some cases require thinking “outside the box” as employers and service providers alike are faced with new and increasingly complex requests for accommodation.

Professionalism Smorgasbord

Just in time to meet your professionalism CPD requirements for 2015, Hicks Morley invites you to join us for a roundtable on legal ethics.

Using labour and employment related ethical dilemma scenarios tailored to in-house counsel, there will be small group discussion followed by a review of the applicable Rules of Professional Conduct.

Reaching Out – Eighth Edition

Dear Friends, Before everyone becomes distracted by the beautiful weather and blooming flowers, we wanted to provide you with our Spring Edition of Reaching Out. We hope that it will give you some valuable information that you can put to good use during the hazy days of summer. Leanne N. Fisher, an Associate in our…